Response: The in vivo half-life of human neutrophils

Published on Jun 2, 2011in Blood17.543
· DOI :10.1182/BLOOD-2010-11-317875
Janesh Pillay20
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(UU: Utrecht University),
Ineke den Braber8
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(UU: Utrecht University)
+ 5 AuthorsLeo Koenderman80
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(UU: Utrecht University)
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Abstract
We have read the comments raised by Tofts and colleagues and Li and colleagues with great interest. We share their surprise about our finding that—under normal homeostatic conditions—peripheral blood neutrophils have an average life span of 5.4 days, and we welcome their constructive replies to
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